10/03/18 6:00am

Peter Treiber Jr. (Credit: David Benthal)

Peter Treiber Jr. recalls his father planting a vegetable garden with a handful of fruit trees and tending to beehives at his childhood home in Sea Cliff. 

That hobby yielded fresh food that found its way onto the Treiber family dinner table every spring and summer throughout his youth. The home harvest also seeded a passion for growing and sharing bounty that would become the foundation for the family’s next venture: organic farming.  (more…)

09/26/18 5:55am

Anthony Nappa Wines “La Strega” Malbec.

This week’s Wine of the Week is a bit of an oddity for two reasons.

First, it’s made with certified organic grapes — from Rex Farr’s vineyard in Calverton. Second, it’s 100% malbec, a grape that you’ve no doubt tasted before, either by itself from places like Argentina or the Cahors region of France, or in most any local red blend.  (more…)

09/24/18 1:35pm

Chef Greg Ling in the Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. Kitchen in Peconic. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Veteran North Fork chef Greg Ling is the new executive chef at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. Ling signed on to helm the kitchen at the Peconic restaurant and tasting room earlier this month. The first order of business was to expand the pub-style menu, adding in some of his signature Asian influences with appetizers like Peconic Escargot and wild shrimp wontons and a Korean fried chicken sandwich. (more…)

08/04/18 5:55am

Here locally and around the world there are myriad styles of rosé available. They can range from the palest of pinks to the rubiest of reds. Some are even darker than some “red” pinot noirs on the market. There is truly something for just about anyone. And if you don’t think you like rosé, you probably just haven’t explored enough.  (more…)